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Brad Rutter, all-time Jeopardy! Champion, funds online catalog enhancements for better searching!

September 18, 2018

We have exciting news for Public Library users thanks to Brad Rutter, all-time Jeopardy Champion! Rutter has donated funds that have been used to support Syndetics Unbound, which is an online catalog enhancement tool that is now available. The Lancaster County native has been contributing funds for the past eight years through his Lancaster County…

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Community Blood Drive at Milanof-Schock Library

September 17, 2018

Mark your calendars for Milanof-Schock Library’s first ever community blood drive on Saturday, September 29 from 10am to 2pm at the Library. A blood mobile from the Central PA Blood Bank will be located in the Library’s parking lot. All donors will receive a Papa John’s pizza certificate, a free blood donor t-shirt, and a…

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Family Place™ Libraries Announce Their Fall Schedule!

September 4, 2018

Attention families with Toddlers ages 1 – 3 years old! Did you know that the following libraries have a special program designed for families and their toddlers? Family Place™ Libraries are centers for early childhood information, parent education, early literacy, socialization and family support. Family Place Libraries Adamstown Area Library Family Place Parent Child Play…

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Public Libraries receive 2018 Theodor Seuss Geisel award-winning books!

August 21, 2018

  Each of the Public Libraries in Lancaster County received 2018 Theodor Seuss Geisel award-winning books at their Youth Services meeting in August.  The books have been added to the libraries’ collections and are available to the public for checkout. Renee Christiansen, LSLC Youth Services manager served on the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the…

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CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and Library System Offer FREE “Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge” for Lancaster Families

August 20, 2018

    CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and Library System of Lancaster County Offer FREE “Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge” for Lancaster Families “Ready, Set, Brush!” improves oral health habits Lancaster County youth LANCASTER, PA – CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health and the Library System of Lancaster County are proud to present the third-annual Brush Twice-A-Day Challenge,…

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Columbia Public Library to welcome Pennsylvania Secretary of Education at its Dedication Ceremony

August 8, 2018

Columbia Public Library officials are pleased to announce that the Dedication Ceremony of the newly renovated Library is scheduled for Sunday, August 12, at 2:00 p.m. at the library location on 24 South Sixth Street, Columbia, PA 17512. The Dedication Ceremony culminates the combined efforts of library board members, the capital campaign committee, library staff…

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Pequea Valley Public Library names new director!

August 2, 2018

The Pequea Valley Public Library’s Board of Directors was pleased to name Catherine O’Sullivan as the new Library Director of the Pequea Valley Public Library. When Margie Perella, Director of the Library announced her retirement after serving as Library Director for the past 27 years, she didn’t have to look very far for her replacement….

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National Summer Learning Day…help prevent Summer Slide!

July 3, 2018

Nation’s Libraries and Children’s Museums Unite to Celebrate National Summer Learning Day on July 12! Celebration Kicks off by Ringing the Closing Bell at the NYSE and Includes National Read Aloud of Award-Winning Book, Trombone Shorty Goodbye homework, pop quizzes and science projects! Hellooo summer – a time when millions of students kick back, chill…

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4th Annual “Hit the Links for the Library” Golf Tournament to Benefit the Adamstown Area Library

July 2, 2018

Manor Golf Club will host the 4th Annual “Hit the Links for the Library” Golf Tournament on Saturday August 25th to benefit the Adamstown Area Library. Registration for the 4-person scramble begins at 12:30 and the event starts at 1:30 pm. The registration fee of $80 per person includes golf & cart, driving range, greens…

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Public Libraries receive Music for Everyone Grant to enhance library programs for youth!

June 28, 2018

The Library System on behalf of public libraries throughout Lancaster County was awarded a grant from Music for Everyone Foundation in the amount of $1,216.00 that will be used to support the acquisition of percussion instruments to enhance library programs.  The musical instrument collection is available to all public youth librarians, Be Ready Rover program…

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